'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Thu, Aug. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1S.W.A.T.$867,585-7%3,204-16$271$91,922,2133Sony / Columbia
2Freaky Friday (2003)$818,023-6%3,05879$268$78,240,5003Disney
3Open Range$801,662-4%2,16388$371$32,735,2612Disney
4Freddy Vs. Jason$790,003-12%3,0140$262$65,288,5232New Line
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$745,662-5%2,404-306$310$264,199,3007Disney
7The Medallion$517,332-7%2,648--$195$10,654,9631Sony / TriStar
8Uptown Girls$513,667-12%2,4950$206$24,818,2462MGM
9American Wedding$505,877-11%2,467-518$205$92,935,7174Universal
10My Boss's Daughter$426,889-16%2,201--$194$7,103,2531Miramax / Dimension